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jazzgroupJazz Festivals and Events Calendars

Pensacola JazzFest (OURS!) (April)

Held by the Jazz Society of Pensacola during the month of April in Pensacola Florida’s historic Seville Square.

French Quarter Fest New Orleans (April) – www.fqfi.org/frenchquarterfest

Seabreeze Jazz Festival Panama City, FL (April) www.seabreezejazzfestival.com

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival New Orleans, LA (April/May) – www.nojazzfest.com

Jazz-By-The-Bay JazzFest, Panama City, FL (October) presented by Gulf Jazz Society www.gulfjazzsociety.org

Florida’s Online Guide to Live Jazz and Blues. Info at www.JazzBluesFlorida.com

Atlanta Jazz Party, (April) Info at www.atlantajazzparty.com

Suncoast Jazz Classic, (November) Clearwater Beach, FL, Nov. 22-24, contact: suncoastjazzclassic.com

Jazz Info (history, education, research, etc.)

All Music.com – www.allmusic.com Great source for info about recordings and performers of any kind of music, including jazz.

The Jazz Education Network – www.jazzednet.org The Jazz Education Network is dedicated to building the jazz arts community by advancing education, promoting performance and developing new audiences.

JazzStandards.com – www.jazzstandards.com Songs, History, Biographies. Musicians, educators, researchers, and disc jockeys, use this quick reference site for the standards jazz performers play the most!

A Passion for Jazz – www.apassion4jazz.net History, education, glossary, timeline, styles, milestones, etymology, music tips, etc.

Jazz Video Café – from Mosaic Records – www.jazzvideocafe.com Presenting videos of wonderful performances, interviews, demonstrations, and snippets of documentaries that jazz fans will find enjoyable and fascinating.

Jazz musicians

Kathy Lyon — Jazz Vocalist. www.kathylyonmusic.com

Dukes of Dixieland www.dukesofdixieland.com

Jazz publications

Jazz Times Magazine – www.jazztimes.com Founded in 1970 by Ira Sabin. Includes Extensive News Coverage, Award Winning Jazz Journalism, Hundreds of CD, Book and Video Reviews, World Class Photography and Award-Winning Graphics, Informative Features and Columns, Special Theme Issues, Special Directories, Readers Poll and Critics Picks, Sound$weeps (sweepstakes)

JAM – Jazz Ambassador’s Magazine (by the Kansas City Jazz Ambassadors) Dedicated to preserving the rich heritage of Kansas City jazz and developing and promoting the current Kansas City jazz scene. www.kcjazzambassadors.com

Syncopated Times – America’s Largest Traditional Jazz and Ragtime Newspaper Monthly publication serves over sixty pages of commentary, news, articles of interest and reviews as well as the people, places and festivals defining the excitement of today’s traditional Jazz and Ragtime scene. – www.syncopatedtimes.com

JazzWeek — JazzWeek is the definitive Jazz and Smooth Jazz national radio airplay chart—a weekly report of the top fifty Jazz and Smooth Jazz recordings played on radio stations across the United States and Canada. – www.jazzweek.com

Jazz radio

WUWF 88.1 – (University of West Florida) It is the mission of WUWF Public Media to present, promote, preserve and encourage musical and spoken-word arts through our broadcast, web, and community outreach programs; provide credible, in-depth news and information to the public; serve as a vital community catalyst and a forum for the exchange of ideas; and to secure a sound fiscal basis for the continuation of public radio in Northwest Florida and South Alabama. http://wuwf.org

University of North Texas Public Radio 88.1 – www.kntu.unt.edu A great jazz station that can be heard via internet.

Jazz societies and clubs

Gulf Jazz Society www.gulfjazzsociety.org

Central Florida Jazz Society www.centralfloridajazzsociety.com

Jazz Club of Sarasota (FL) www.jazzclubsarasota.com

Mobile (Alabama) Jazz Society – Mystic Order of the Jazz Obsessed www.mojojazz.org

Gainesville Friends of Jazz (FL) www.gainesvillefriendsofjazz.org

The Space Coast Jazz Society (S. Florida) www.spacecoastjazzsociety.org

The Tri-State Jazz Society (New Jersey) www.TriStateJazz.org

Cape Fear Jazz Society (North Carolina) www.capefearjazzsociety.org

Madison Jazz Society (Madison, Wisconsin) www.madisonjazz.com

Miscellaneous sites

Florida State Homes – http://www.floridastatehomes.com/articles/celebrating-america-s-music-with-the-jazz-society-of-pensacola

Pensacola Swing – www.pensacolaswing.com

Pensacola State College – www.pensacolastate.edu

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